October 2016 we will be Learning about Contemporary Buddhist Teachers in the United States. In addition to learning about their background, we will discuss one or two of their main teachings.
October 10: Suzuki Roshi (1904 – 1971) – a Soto Zen monk who helped popularize Zen Buddhism in the United States, founder of the San Francisco Zen Center
October 17: Sharon Salzberg – an active Buddhist teacher and writer who co-founded the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts in 1974
October 24: Jack Kornfield, an active Buddhist teacher and clinical psychologist who co-founded the Insight Meditation Society in Massachusetts and Spirit Rock Center in California
October 31: Buddhist Death Contemplation
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